Monday, August 10, 2009

I should be dead; and that's not really being overdramatic.

My relationship with food is ... touchy.

I'm allergic to a lot of it. And some days even things I am not allergic can cause problems. Nuts, for example, I can eat with no problems for months and then for like 2 months if a nut passes by my lips - well, let's not get graphic - I spend more time in bathrooms than normally.

I've gotten pretty good at letting my body tell me what it needs. I've been craving cauliflower. Weird? obviously. But hey, who am I deny myself cauliflower?

Walking home from yoga yesterday, I was pondering what I'd have for lunch. Mac n no no, but cheese sounds good. Hmm...cheese on what? As I crossed over High Street, it hit me. My day could not go on without Mashed Potatoes with peas and cheese melted over it (and cauliflower...but even I think that's weird, so let's not mention it). This was it. I needed mashed potatoes.

Anything you need today?


  1. I NEED to stay away from sugar and internet distractions today! Probably won't happen... maybe I NEED sugar and internet distractions today. Hmmm.

    I just ate Falafel balls with yogurt. Now I'm craving mashed potatoes with cauliflower. :-)

  2. Yum... now I want those thin pototoes with like gooey processed cheese all over them. What are they called again?

    I get weird cravings too like pasta with cream sauce, onions, broccoli and carrots.

  3. Chris - I craved peanut m&m's yesterday. Usually when I crave sugar it's my body craving fat -- and if i eat yogurt or avocado it goes away. Falafel...Now you're talking dirty.

    Sara - Um, is that a midwest thing? haha. Broccoli - so good!

  4. Yummmmy...ahhhh yeahhhh mashed potatoes w/garlic (lightly sauteed)& cheese one of my fav's...

    Had a hankering for a gyro sandwich today (comes w/tomatoes, lettuce, onions and tzatziki sauce)from New York Gyro...was awsome...#:-)

  5. OHHH...the gyro is served on Pita Bread (warmed)...just if there is any that don't know.

  6. Um, I don't know what gyro is...I do like tzatziki sauce though -- maybe it's just words with t's and z's?


    The above is a good description...the tz's in tzatziki did appear interesting looking.

  8. hmmmm...words with t's and z' turn to blush...

  9. I love mashed potatoes and I love cauliflower but I have never put cheese over them and I never will :)

    I'm craving for some chocolate right now. I need to go eat something or I will punch someone in the face (I'm not a violent person, I swear).

  10. DDG - don't the Germans do something with cauliflower, potatoes, and cheese?

  11. A pox on your allergies!

    The top things I crave are veggies, meat and CANDY (put in reverse order to fool you).